By Emmanuel Chigbata
Anambra State Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo has inducted over two hundred teachers from the six education zones in the state into her school club, “Healthy Living with Nonye Soludo”.
The event which took place in Awka, featured the flag-off of the first phase of the ‘introduction of Healthy Living with Nonye Soludo’ as a valid club in two hundred secondary schools in Anambra State
The programme, an initiative of Mrs Soludo, which aimed to set up Healthy Living Clubs in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state, will serve as formative grounds for education and exposure of school children, teenagers and youths to the basics for healthy living and how to incorporate them in their daily lives.
Inducting the teachers who will serve as club ambassadors, Mrs. Soludo who virtually, said her Healthy Living Club is a product of deep passion and is focused to guide the students on the routines for healthy and happy life and build an army of healthy living enthusiasts, charging club members and the teacher ambassadors to ensure that every club member represents the brand in character, appearance and understanding.
She reminded the teacher ambassadors that they have been called up for something historical and must carry the brand with utmost diligence, urging them to take up their duty with commitment, while calling on them to groom the students in line with the standards that have been set.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Afam Obidike, and his Youth Development counterpart, Mr. Patrick Agha Mba, described the initiative of the governor’s wife as crucial approach for quality healthy lifestyle and called on ndi Anambra to align with her vision in order to create sustainable healthy living environment.
The State Coordinator, Healthy Living with Nonye Soludo, Mrs, Ezinwanne Oti, while reeling out guidelines and vision of the club, urged the teacher ambassadors and students to be alive to responsibilities in order to meet up with the expectations of the club.
In a vote of thanks, a teacher ambassador, Mr. Ugochukwu Anyafulu and a student, Miss Chinemerem Ofoleta, appreciated the governor’s wife for the initiative for quality lifestyle.
The event was capped with a walk on war against drug abuse.